bkd at GRAPHNET.COM
Tue Dec 7 09:48:20 UTC 1999
From: Bruce Dykes <bkd at GRAPHNET.COM>
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Date: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 4:42 AM
Subject: Brit euphemism...
>I heard one new to me from our London office:
>"He's gone to spend a penny."
>How does that come about? Penny for number one, tuppence for number two?
>pay toilets (or, even more nefarious, pay toilet paper dispensers) so
>in London that *everybody* has to spend a penny?
I forgot "in for a penny, in for a pound".
Bruce, who's quitting before anybody attempts to wash his mouth out...
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